From John Stockton, 11 May 1799
State of Delware Wilmington May 11th. 1799
Agreably to the directions of the Secretary of War, have inclosed you, the coppy of a Contract, for the Supply of Rations to Such Troops as may Rendezvous, or be Stationed at this place.
I am Sir with esteem Yr. Obt. St.
(ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress), enclosing a contract between John Elliot and the War Department, May 11, 1799 (copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).